Discussion Paper

Joint ACH/ALLC Publications

Section Draft 1

Prepared by Geoffrey Rockwell

31 January 2003



The aims of the ADHO with respect to publications are to provide a framework within which related groups in the general ADHO domain can share publication resources to the greatest extent possible and initiate new publications. The chief goals are:

1.1 to create intellectual synergies and increase opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction through shared publications

ADHO Conference Protocol

Preamble: This document describes the Conference Protocol for the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO). The Conference Protocol guides the work of the ADHO Conference Coordinating Committee (CCC). As stipulated in the ADHO Governance Protocol, the chair of the CCC serves at the pleasure of voting members of the ADHO Steering Committee.

Paul Fortier Prize: Data

The Paul Fortier Prize is an award of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO), named for Paul Fortier (1939-2005), late University Distinguished Professor of French at the University of Manitoba, Canada. The award honors his long, active career in Humanities Computing and particularly remembers his kind encouragement and support for fledgling scholars in the field. Dr.

Conference Bursary Awards: Data

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) makes bursary awards to students and early career scholars who have submissions accepted for presentation at the annual Digital Humanities international conference. These awards are to encourage new contributions to scholarship in the digital humanities and to involve new participants in the application of information technology in humanities research. Both paper and poster submissions qualify for consideration.

Please refer to the protocol and to each year's call for proposals for details.

Antonio Zampolli Prize: Data

The Antonio Zampolli Prize is an award of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO). It is named in honour of the late Professor Antonio Zampolli (1937-2003), who was one of the founding members of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) in 1973, and ALLC President 1983-2003. He was a major figure in the development of literary and linguistic computing from the 1960s, and an enthusiastic supporter of the joint international conferences of ALLC and the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH), which were initiated in 1989.

Roberto Busa Prize: Data

The Roberto Busa Prize is an award of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO). It is named in honour of Father Roberta Busa (b. 1913), the first pioneer of humanities computing, who in 1949 began experiments in linguistic automation, with the support of the IBM offices in New York and Milan, as part of his analytical research on the writings of Thomas Aquinas. The computational work was central to the thirty years of research whose published output was the 56-volume Index Thomisticus, completed in 1980.


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